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I Want to Feel Alive

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    I Want to Feel Alive -  I have a great family and friends who would do anything for me, but i dont feel a connection with any of them. I don't feel alive. I dont want to die...
    samanthax samanthax 18-21 2 Responses Apr 29, 2008

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    I Like The Woods. - Go to the woods alone, and the trees and squirrels will watch for you. That quote is from my favorite peom, " How to be alone. " There has always been...
    janealoneontheplain janealoneontheplain 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2012

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    Sick. - The patterns, the de ja vu, the rewinds, the pauses. The stopping point. I feel as if life is making me sick. I do the exact same thing everyday, I feel the exact same...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 19, 2012

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    Abstract - Without pain....this life, this non-existence formed and molded by experiences that hurt and shame....I survive; I do not live. I want to know sunshine without rain. I...
    bluehaiku bluehaiku 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2008

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    Will Power Or Ill Power.... - Sometimes I train doing some movements I know like cartwheels.... well sometimes I do just for fun you know..... theese days my head was so busy...
    TheX TheX 18-21, M Nov 14, 2011

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    Routine... - I want to feel alive once again. Lately life seems like one big routine work that has to be done. I don't have any motivation to do anything. When I think about it...
    sat321 sat321 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    Prisms - I am a prism catching the last drops of sunlight of day, wanting to show my beauty but being stuck in place never moving.  I still hold on to my dreams but the dust has...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 27, 2011

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    Yes, I Want To Feel Alive. - I feel that im waiting something to live. If i use my reasoning I know that the time is now¡¡ the life in going as water between the fingers, but...
    marirosi marirosi 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    I need to love and be loved! I need to like and be liked! I need to smile and be smiled at! I need to speak and be spoken to! I need to be held and to hold! I need to kiss and be...
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    I do appreciate my life and all, but if I cold change my amount of liveable years with a dying person, I would. I'm not selfish enough to commit suicide and I just couldn't. I have...
    apatheticcoldheart apatheticcoldheart 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I wake up and do the same thing over and over again. Patterns patterns, obligations. Details of life pass me by as I indulge in societal humors. Nature, friends, adventure, living...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    The sun outside of me is beautiful, shining and inviting but I am glued to the floor in my house. Whatever I could choose to do would be silly and a waste of time. It would be...
    bjohnston62 bjohnston62 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Some days I don't feel alive. At all. Depression is a brutal thing. :/
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This song makes me feel like all the things I've been afraid to say are coming out in this song. It's a Jason Walker song and it's called echo. Echo ~ Jason Walker...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I'm glad I'm not the only person who feels this way.. lately I just feel so alone. even if I'm in a crowd of people I feel like nobody is there. it's a terrible feeling. not only...
    michellemay michellemay 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I just write things as they happen. I want to kiss my son's girlfriend. I think this is only because she is young, though, and maybe because I have not kissed anyone the way I'd...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 24

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    I always knew I was not normal. Since I was a kid I felt different from everyone, I felt sadder than everyone. I think I may have a mental disorder called affective bipolar...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I have always wanted this, but in return to feel the same way about that person. I have finally found that person who makes me feel alive again. I would do anything for him and...
    Madii144 Madii144 18-21 Mar 29

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    I'm a Christian by faith and I love my faith and my Lord but lately I've been feeling like there's something trying to push away my faith from me and this battle has been going on...
    bariman956 bariman956 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I am not married and have no children except for 4 cats and one little dog that I love more than anything. However, reaching 50 is around the corner in a few years and I want to...
    tac3004 tac3004 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    *These lyrics explain my feelings perfectly* Habit (Stay High) - Tove Lo I eat my dinner in my bathtub Then I go to sex clubs Watching freaky people getting it on It doesn't...
    april4teenth april4teenth 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I'm so tired of being here. I hate my life, it's so confusing, overwhelming and filled with pain. Nobody has ever loved me, not even my mom or sisters but if I were them I'd hate...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel out of place at times. I've left various groups of friends. I've cut my bonds before. I even lost all my emotions at a time and broke out of a relationship I had. I...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    In my country there's a saying, there is none so blind as that one who don't whant to see, I am a med student, i'm on my last year, I'm on the top ten of my +120 class, I know...
    rdeschain rdeschain 22-25, M Mar 16

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    Hi all, thanks for reading i hope you can offer some words of wisdom to a girl who is stuck! I can't tell you where all the time has gone - but in 2007, now 7 years ago a boy I...
    sulkypuss101 sulkypuss101 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I really do... i think it's because I love writing them as well, and letters written by your own hands feels more real... I just want to share a letter written by my ex girlfriend...
    idontknowanythingrightnow idontknowanythingrightnow 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Ever feel as if you keep dying? And for every "death", each time you have awoken from what felt like a death, you're never the same- who said you ever changed? You pull yourself...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Hello I'm a 18 year old Persian girl from Belgium all the problems began when I was 1 and a half years old, I lost 4 fingers in an accident in the eyes of my mother and got...
    musawing musawing 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I've got to stay strong. I've got to find a goal. I'm sure there are reasons for doing what I am doing. Right now, it's 3:25 in the morning. And I am trying to make sense of me...
    imprintedme imprintedme 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Frozen winter part 3 Read part 2 and 1 before this one. As Zane and the other traveled in the jet to the ice cave where the spirt is supposed to be at they had a little trouble...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Never good enough For myself I honestly try so hard And kick myself back down I can't impress myself Too much imperfection in my way Too many scars and pain All these memories...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Distress call part 3 Dylan and Juanda where still sitting around in the cave thinking about their current situation. But every once in a while Dylan would look and at Juanda and...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Time is running out, I feel like i am about to burst, But i will not scream or shout, Only keep these feeling to myself, I know it is not good, But i can only trust myself Why...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M Apr 2

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    No hate. I really want to get pregnant and be a mother. I feel like even though I am young, I am ready for the responsibility of being a parent. I have wanted a baby for a long...
    justanotherpixie justanotherpixie 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    4 months ago I found myself missing someone, someone who once meant so much to me had become a stranger. I felt like I couldn't let that happen, I didn't care if I came off as...
    MyThoughtsInWords MyThoughtsInWords 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Literally feels like I am only alive because of my boyfriend.. Can't wait to be engaged. It feels like he is my hero. He's changed me so much and made me such a better person.
    pampsy pampsy 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Last Saint Patrick's Day I went out with some girl friends from cosmetology school. I hadn't really binge drank since I left college so I was excited for a real "night out" college...
    victoriaxbx victoriaxbx 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like I am truly insignificant in this world. I don't understand why people use me and ditch me constantly; they get bored of me. People have happier lives without me...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Latey, I've been feeling like my whole life has been a big joke and I've been being played from day one. My family was a joke. They didn't even want me. So I ended up in group...
    franhigg franhigg 41-45, F Apr 3

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    You was In my dreams again last night, We Touched lips, You Held me tight, I Woke up feeling you in my heart, In that one moment I felt so alive. X
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    Completely boring. Not satisfied with anything. Everything is just so repetitive to the point where my mind is going crazy. Honestly I'm finding it a struggle to be alive everyday...
    Yassmin Yassmin 18-21, F Apr 7

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    There were days that i feel so locked up.. too lazy to take a bath, brush my teeth, shut off my phone line... just googling all day stuffs about boredom, sadness, life... am i...
    hollyhelly hollyhelly 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Because we depend on other people for our happiness. I used to believe my ex made me so feel so alive. So what? He's gone now and I'm dead again? Nah. I make myself happy now. So...
    CindyLovely CindyLovely 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just graduate and haven't found a job i want. My sis don't believe i will achieve. All i want is support not the mean words. I will live on my own with a **** it attitude i guess...
    spongechannie spongechannie 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Better yet, I want to live in an open minded world. Ever since I came out to my sister and a couple of friends that I have been with another male I have been getting misunderstood...
    waldo956 waldo956 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't like sleeping alone at night. I don't enjoy being alone much anymore. Leaving myself alone with my thoughts at night never does me well, but I suppose this is just how it's...
    treasureforever treasureforever 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 3 years, there have been a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs. I am 25 my husband is 27 we have a two year old boy. I don't know if its that both me and my...
    mylifesucks88 mylifesucks88 22-25 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have been through different circles of Hell for years now, and live to tell the tale, and fight another day. Though my parents would be sad to know what life has handed me in...
    Wynterfrost Wynterfrost 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Everyday I feel alone, empty.. Hollow Inside, no emotions what so ever, but when I see her I get this smile on my face and I'm just happy to see her. Because she made me feel like...
    CannibalizeTheMerciful CannibalizeTheMerciful 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20